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Prison Performing Arts

For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners and justice involved youth build second acts through engagement with the arts.

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Harambee

Harambee

Communities In unityHarambee Youth TrainingAn interview with Executive Director, Jeffrey Clay. What is Harambee? Harambee is a training organization that works with at-risk youth ages 12-18.  But that description doesn’t even begin to cover it.  Harambee -- meaning...

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GiftAMeal

GiftAMeal

Public SafetyGiftaMeala chat with Andrew Glantz, Founder and ceo How many times have you ordered food or eaten take-out at a restaurant in the past week? How about over the whole year of Covid?  Now imagine if for every time you did, a meal was given to someone in...

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Stray Dog Theater

Stray Dog Theater

Arts & CultureStray Dog Theatre In the midst of an isolating pandemic, Stray Dog theatre is harnessing creativity and going above and beyond to ensure art reaches you. In March, while Stray Dog Theatre was in rehearsals for Annie, the pandemic shut down...

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Black Authors

Black Authors

EducatonSt. Louis Black Authors of Children's LiteratureAn interview with Julius B. Anthony , President   Did you have books in your home growing up?  Did you see yourself in the characters and stories taught to you in school?   For black and brown children...

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Community Arts STL

Community Arts STL

Public SafetyCommunity Arts STL A Chat with Paige Walden-Johnson, FounderHow it started: It started with a violent shooting. Yet in the aftermath, a community united behind a festival to raise support and awareness, and the transformative mission to “use the arts...

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Safe Connections

Safe Connections

Public SafetySafe ConnectionsAn interview with Susan Kidder, CEO Safe Connections started from a single landline in 1978 and evolved into a multi-pronged program serving 20,000 people each year, they are dedicated to education, prevention, and treatment of domestic...

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Lift for Life

Lift for Life

EducationLift for LifeAn interview with Reginald Moore Across all zip codes in Saint Louis City, students in middle and high school head to the Lift For Life gym after school for a program of fitness, mentorship, and hot meals during the hours that other kids might be...

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Gentlemen of Vision

Gentlemen of Vision

Youth EducationGentlemen of Vision We chat with Marlon Wharton Gentlemen of Vision has a story that cuts to the core of what Saint Louis can be, look no further than Riverview Gardens High School in North County. Here, every Tuesday and Thursday, young men from more...

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Series Six Design

Series Six Design

Arts & CultureSeries Six DesignsThere is no reason fashion and community uplift can’t go together. With her ever-growing line of Saint Louis-themed apparel, Sami Maurer is proving just that – through thoughtful partnerships with small businesses and nonprofits,...

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